Andy Johnson continued his good recent form by scoring a hat-trick for the Cottagers, following on from his double at Odense in the Europa League on Thursday.
The 30-year old produced the quickest goal of the season, beating Daniel Sturridgeâ€™s opener for Chelsea at Bolton earlier in the day, when he tucked home inside two minutes. Moussa Dembeleâ€™s attempt from outside the area was only partially blocked by Râ€™s keeper Paddy Kenny with Johnson on hand to knock home from close range.
He was then the creator of the second as Kenny and defender Fitz Hall had a mix-up on the left side of the penalty area with the Râ€™s keeper bringing down Johnson in the ensuing chaos. Cottagers skipper Danny Murphy was the man for Fulham, sending Kenny the wrong way from the spot to score his 50th Premier League goal.
Johnsonâ€™s hot form continued just before half-time when Bobby Zamora picked up a deflection from Clint Dempseyâ€™s blocked shot and fired it low across the box for the man of the moment to finish for his second prior to him completing his hat-trick on the hour-mark when he slid home Murphyâ€™s quick free-kick for his first treble in seven years.
Fulham werenâ€™t done there either as Dempsey made it 5-0 in the 65th minute when he finished off Zamoraâ€™s flick from Johnsonâ€™s cross and then Zamora got in on the act with 15 minutes remaining when he fired home Dempseyâ€™s slide pass.
It was a brilliant result for Fulham, who had scored just four goals in six matches prior to today, pushing them up to 11th on the league table as QPR stumbled massively in their first West London derby back in the top flight.
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